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Brute Forcing One Time Pads - Defcon Mystery Challenge Cryptanalysis Preparation

Brute Forcing One Time Pads - Defcon Mystery Challenge Cryptanalysis Preparation

In preparation for the mystery challenge at Defcon 20 this year, I put together some simple python tools.  I find it quite enjoyable making anti-1057 cryptanalysis tools, so I may be adding more.  This is what I have so far.

Update: This is now on Github

Generate Lookups

Each of these lookups is a dictionary.  The key:value pairs in each dictionary can easily be extended and fed into the crypto functions.

lookup1a = {i : chr(64+i) for i in range(1,27)} #1:A, 2:B, etc
lookupa1 = {chr(64+i):i for i in range(1,27)} #A ...

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The Importance of Healthcare IT Security

The Importance of Healthcare IT Security

Importance of Healthcare IT Security PDF Version

I wrote this document in September 2010 for a college course. I am publishing it here because I believe the subject matter is important and I would like to reach other professionals in the healthcare industry.  As always, feedback is greatly appreciated! A PDF version is available too.


Abstract

Implementing technology in a secure manner is an important issue in the health care industry.  To remain effective and efficient, businesses require electronic solutions to be put into operation.  Furthermore, the United States Government currently offers incentives to early adopters of certified technology programs and will penalize health care providers who ...

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